Originating from the USDA-ARA breeding program, Cascade is an aroma-type cultivar bred in 1956 and released in 1972. It was developed by open pollination of a Fuggle seedling. Cascade is the most popular variety in craft brewing and is known for having a unique floral, spicy, and citrus character with balanced bittering potential.
Country of Origin: United States
Aroma Profile: Floral, Grapefruit, Grassy, Herbal, Pine
Beer Styles: IPA, Amber Ale, Pale Ale
Alpha Acid: 4.5–9%
Beta Acid: 6–9%
Total Oil: 0.8–2 ml/100g